Today is election day, so let's celebrate with some election humor, in the form of William Hogarth's 1754 painting, "An Election Entertainment." This complex painting, part one of a four-part series, has more than a few interesting bits!
1. Depicting a Whig election banquet in the fictional British town of "Guzzledown," the painting contains two Whig candidates at the left side of the table, under the flag bearing the Whig motto of "Liberty and Loyalty."
2. One Whig candidate, nicknamed "Sir... READ ON